What Does Level 6 Water Restrictions Mean?

Home Water Restrictions What Does Level 6 Water Restrictions Mean?

As Cape Town’s worst recorded drought in history continues, residents now face the prospects of Level 6 Water Restrictions – but what does that mean for residents of the Mother City?

  • Borehole water use for outdoor use is discouraged
  • All households to reduce water usage by 45%
  • No hosing down of paved surfaces with municipal drinking water
  • No irrigation or watering with municipal drinking water
  • No use of portable play pools
  • No washing of vehicles, trailers, caravans or boats with municipal drinking water
  • Private swimming pools may not be topped up with municipal drinking water
  • Use only 87 litres of municipal drinking water per person, per day
  • Water features may not use municipal drinking water
  • Homes using more than 10 500 litres of water per month will be fined or have water management devices installed

Please ensure that you adhere to these rules to avoid any brushes with the law – feel free to share this post on your social media channels to ensure that all residents are equally aware of what Level 6 Water Restrictions entail.

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